We ordered ladybug larvae from Insect Lore, and watched their lifecycle unfold. The only stage we haven't yet seen is the eggs, although as you'll see below, we are hopeful we may get to see that soon!
Getting ready to become a pupa:
Emerging from the chrysalis:
It's amazing how once you've seen all the stages, you start noticing the larvae outside in nature. We have seen so many, that it seems 2009 will be a great year for ladybugs!